Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion


Here we go again! It's WORD WAR time! Today I'm bringing you something that is extremely confusing to so many: ALLUSION vs. ILLUSION vs. ELUSION. Let's get to work. ALLUSION: figure of speech describing something, either direct or implied, often a comparison. Example: "He's such a Romeo." The reference to Shakespeare's Romeo implies he's very … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion

Word War with Cac the Proofreader


    It's WORD WAR time! Let's examine apostrophes, as they seem to be very widely misused and abused! Apostrophes are primarily used for three things: Let's go...easy to more complex.   1) Contractions. Apostrophes replace omitted letters. In the phrase "They're back," the apostrophe replaces the "a" in the omitted word "are." "Don't do … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader